5 May 2020

The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Mike Rehu (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 5 May 2020

There are reports that anti-Asian sentiment has increased as COVID-19 hit New Zealand. Mai Chen talks about the realities of racism in NZ directly related to the virus's origins. Some travellers who's trips have been cancelled are not seeing a full refund, but Flight Centre has reneged on its initial refusal to give money back. Jessica Wilson from Consumer NZ explains what people are entitled to in these times. Cannabis referendum details fail to fire up debate or register on people's radars as they cope with COVID-19 lock down and an immediate uncertain economic future.